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Sex Offender Laws and Wrongful Convictions The legislation for sex offenders should be changed for a lot of reasons. This is a very controversial subject, and tempers flare easily and often for good reason. Because of the abundance of opinions on this subject it is hard to ascertain what's right and what's wrong. The very same authorities sending teenagers to college together as a group and teaching them about safe sex is the same government that is bringing charges against them for practicing gender. Not only that but they are tagging them as sex offenders for the rest of their lives. How confusing this has to be to the young people of America today. So many young men and women are finding this out the hard way by being accused of a sex offense for being with a person of their age group, their peers. Consensual sex by teens experimenting is a activity that is labeled by most countries as sexual assault, statutory rape or child sexual abuse. This Treaty offense, in many nations, is also accompanied by enrolling as a sex offender for the remainder of a personвЂ™s life if convicted. Growing up at the 60вЂ™therefore, it was acceptable and common for a sixteen year old to date a twenty year old. It is a good thing these laws weren't in effect then, because most of the young folks being accused now would haven't been born. Their parents would still be in prison or not able to afford to have children due to the fact that a registered sex offender can't find decent paying job. ВЂњNo one will employ a person labeled a sex offender regardless of what the situation, clearly a breach of human rights.вЂќ (Laurie Peterson July 27th 2007) Federal legislation expanded the release of criminal records reports under the fair credit reporting...